ISBN 9789966846815
Pages 216
Dimensions 203 x 127 mm
Published 2007
Publisher University of Nairobi Press, Kenya
Format Paperback

Fundamentals of Sociology of Education with Reference to Africa

by Lucy W. Kibera, Angnes Kimokoti

Education as a process through which a society's way of life is transmitted to the incoming generation is interactive and takes place under different environments. This study is about is about processes, practices, and agencies involved in socialisation and education, particularly the ways in which schools, through their teachers, curricula and organisation, influence the young.

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About the Authors

Lucy W. Kibera

Lucy W. Kibera is an Associate Professor of Sociology of Education at the University of Nairobi. She holds a PhD and a Master of Education from Kenyatta University; a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), York University, Canada; and a Bachelor of Education, Makerere University, Uganda. She has authored several children's books and has served as Chairperson of Department of Educational Foundations, University of Nairobi and Dean, School of Education, University of Nairobi.

Angnes Kimokoti

Angnes Kimokoti has a PhD in Sociology of Education from Kenyatta University, Nairobi. She was a senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, University of Nairobi 1997-2002.